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Ghost has arguably done what many other CMS have tried and failed. It has one of the, if not the best user management features out of the box. Posts can have multiple authors and every user can have a well defined role. This makes ghost perfect for large multi-author online magazines or blogs. See More
It's very easy to add content and customize themes or find free or paid themes for ghost. But that's it, it's very easy to use but also so simple it's simplicity can be underwhelming. It can be frustrating to try and tackle ghost's limitations. See More
Ghost was built to be a simple and fast blogging platform. There are countless themes in the theme marketplace, both paid and free which can be installed. Everything unnecessary was stripped away and only the most important things like SEO, social sharing and other plugins were installed right into the core. This results in very little configuration and makes ghost the easiest CMS out there. See More
Writing content in ghost is very easy. It supports Markdown for formatting your posts and has a split screen editor which has the Markdown code on the left and a live preview on the right side. Markdown is a plain text formatting syntax designed so that it can be human-readable and easily converted to HTML. Markdown allows HTML code for complete flexibility. See More
Although it's fairly subjective, ghost's admin dashboard is one of the most beautifully designed out there. By removing unnecessary plugins and by adding them directly to the core ghost application, the dashboard is very minimalistic, displaying only the most useful data, such as social data or analytics and other important data that any blogger or developer needs. See More
Ghost provides a simple way to deploy and develop a blog or news site using the ghost platform. It allows you to host it on their site with everything ready and configured, but unlike other CMSs which do the same, ghost provides more something like a hosting environment instead of a massive multi-site install. See More
MongoDB is required to be up and running and a Yeoman generator is used to generate the application. Although the prompt based start-up in the command line helps you a lot, it still can be hard for someone inexperienced with NPM and Yeoman. See More
Keystone follows MVC practices in managing routes, views and templates. Back-end developers with experience in working with MVC frameworks will find themselves at ease since the beginning, but developers who work on the front-end only will have a hard time finding what they are supposed to do to set up templates and such. See More
Although registering a new user is very easy, there is not any roles system out-of-the-box. There is only a check box "Access keystone" which gives a user full administrative power. Adding different kind of users is only possible by editing the user data model. See More
Handlebars' philosophy of "no logic in templates" makes some things difficult: DocPad built-in template helpers aren't available by default - they have to be manually added/exposed DocPad's example template code often includes logic, which makes it impossible to use within Handlebars templates -- it has to be abstracted into custom helper functions. Can't pass objects to function calls from within HB templates. See More
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